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High blood pressure linked to increased risk of dying from COVID-19

Patients with raised blood pressure have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus COVID-19 compared to patients without high blood...

Men’s blood contains greater concentrations of enzyme that helps COVID-19 infect...

Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their...

Death rates from prostate cancer predicted to decline overall in EU...

Death rates from prostate cancer are predicted to fall in 2020 in the EU, largely due to better diagnosis and treatment, according...

Crumpled graphene makes ultra-sensitive cancer DNA detector

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient's blood...

Published consensus statement offers UTI treatment recommendations

They are among the most common ailments for those residing at post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) centers, yet diagnosing and managing urinary...

Something in the water

Between 2015 and 2016, Brazil suffered from an epidemic outbreak of the Zika virus, whose infections occurred throughout the country states. Despite...

Fruit flies advance research on ACOX1-related neurodegenerative disorders

A study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reports that a hyperactive variant of enzyme ACOX1 produces elevated levels of...

Shimmer and ClearSky announce partnership to improve analysis of wearable sensor...

CAMBRIDGE, MA and YORK, ENGLAND - June 19, 2019 - Shimmer Research, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, and...

‘Alexa, monitor my heart’: Researchers develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI...

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating.People experiencing cardiac arrest will suddenly become unresponsive and...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased risk of dementia, even in stroke-free...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, according to...